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What WannCry taught us about the true nature of cyber threats

Once again, cyber security is front-page news. Dubbed WannaCry, the ransomware attack unleashed earlier this month has affected an estimated 200,000 (and counting) computers across the globe. The NHS, Scottish Power, Renault, O2 and the China National Petroleum Corporation are just a handful of the organisations affected.

Significant though the attack was, it wasn’t exactly surprising - and nor should it be thought of as a once-in-a-blue-moon event.

What do IT experts do to secure their own computer?

The risk of hacking, malware or other cyber-attack is a pervasive and potentially devastating part of modern working life.  A threat from which everyone is at risk; every organisation, every industry sector. Including those working within the realm of IT and internet security. Which is why they practice what they preach; taking every precaution possible to prevent the damage that can arise from an attack.

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